2K Games’ Bioshock Infinite for Sony Corp.’s Playstation 3 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 led pre-order sales at Best Buy Co. Inc. this week due to building demand.
This week, the Bioshock Infinite Xbox 360 SKU ranked as the No. 1 best-selling pre-order title at BestBuy.com’s Video Games division.
The PS3 SKU ranked at No. 2 in the same period.
Bioshock Infinite, to be sold Mar. 26, is a first-person shooter title that includes a new protagonist hired to rescue a young woman said to be held in a sky city called Columbia.
New gameplay includes aerial combat and high-speed Sky-Lines.
The 1999 Mode is said to offer a challenging form of play for veteran users, including demanding weapon, power, and health management and a direct ‘Game Over’ screen if the user lacks the resources to be brought back to life.
In addition, the mode will include permanent decisions that will include permanent consequences in the difficult mode.
The final game utilizes the Unreal Engine 3.
The Bioshock Infinite Premium Edition will include a 3-inch Murder of Crows vigor bottle keychain, 5 x 7-inch lithograph, 25 millimeter Handyman miniature, mini art book, and digital goods including in-game gear and digital soundtrack at $79.99.
The Ultimate Songbird Edition will add a 9.5-inch monster statue at $149.99.